Rank acquisition in rhesus macaque yearlings following permanent maternal separation: The importance of the social and physical environment.

@article{Wooddell2017RankAI,
  title={Rank acquisition in rhesus macaque yearlings following permanent maternal separation: The importance of the social and physical environment.},
  author={Lauren J Wooddell and Stefano S. K. Kaburu and Ashley M Murphy and Stephen J. Suomi and Amanda M Dettmer},
  journal={Developmental psychobiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={59 7},
  pages={
          863-875
        }
}
Rank acquisition is a developmental milestone for young primates, but the processes by which primate yearlings attain social rank in the absence of the mother remain unclear. We studied 18 maternally reared yearling rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) that differed in their social and physical rearing environments. We found that early social experience and… CONTINUE READING